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2000 endangered houbara bustards released in South Kazakhstan

2000 houbara bustards raised in an Abu Dhabi nursery have been released in Sozak region of South Kazakhstan Oblast.

2000 endangered houbara bustards released in South Kazakhstan
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Qatar and UAE to build two schools in Astana

Qatar and United Arab Emirates (UAE) will fund construction of two schools in Astana.

Qatar and UAE to build two schools in Astana
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Kazakh chess princess Zhansaya Abdumalik takes 3rd place at Asia Continental

Kazakhstani chess princess Zhansaya Abdumalik has won the third place at the Asian Continental Chess Championship Open in the UAE.

Kazakh chess princess Zhansaya Abdumalik takes 3rd place at Asia Continental
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Man charged over London hotel hammer attack on UAE women

A man was charged with attempted murder on Friday over a hammer attack on three wealthy female Emirati tourists in their luxury London hotel room, police said.

Man charged over London hotel hammer attack on UAE women
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Abu Dhabi Plaza to be constructed in Astana estimated at $1.6 billion

According to His Excellency Mr. Abubaker Seddiq Al Khoori, Chairman of the Board at Aldar Properties PJSC, the construction works this year will employ about 7000 people working on two shifts.

Abu Dhabi Plaza to be constructed in Astana estimated at $1.6 billion
US to maintain 35,000 troops in Gulf region: Hagel
US to maintain 35,000 troops in Gulf region: Hagel

The United States is committed to maintaining a 35,000-strong force in the Gulf region regardless of a nuclear deal with Iran, Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel said Saturday in Bahrain.

US to maintain 35,000 troops in Gulf region: Hagel
Armenian monastery finds unlikely saviour in Arab sheikh
Armenian monastery finds unlikely saviour in Arab sheikh

Standing next to a newly refurbished bell tower, priest Aristakes Aivazyan says it needed divine intervention to save Armenia's medieval Haghartsin monastery.

Armenian monastery finds unlikely saviour in Arab sheikh
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10 Kazakhstan’s citizens detained in UAE

Residents of Kazakhstan’s Uralsk have been indicted on charges of committing murder, frauds and running an organized crime group.

10 Kazakhstan’s citizens detained in UAE
Gulzhan Utesheva. Photo courtesy of mgorod.kz
Details of Kazakhstan nationals' arrest in Dubai unveiled

Two of the men arrested on the night of October 30 in Dubai were natives of Uralsk town in Kazakhstan: Asylbek Shukranov has been living in the UAE for 5 years and Kuanish Uteshev came on a tourist visa with his family.

Details of Kazakhstan nationals' arrest in Dubai unveiled
13 Kazakhstan nationals arrested or missing in UAE
13 Kazakhstan nationals arrested or missing in UAE

UAE Spec-Ops have broken into the house where the Kazakhstan citizens lived, and arrested 14 people including 12 Kazakhstan nationals.

13 Kazakhstan nationals arrested or missing in UAE
Kairat Lama Sharif. Photo courtesy of flickr.com
Lama Sharif appointed Kazakhstan Ambassador to UAE

Kairat Lama Sharif has been appointed Kazakhstan Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates.

Lama Sharif appointed Kazakhstan Ambassador to UAE
Abu Dhabi Plaza in Astana, project renders
UAE company to build Abu Dhabi Plaza in Astana

Arabtech Holding PJSC (ARTC) has won the tender for construction of the 88-storey complex Abu Dhabi Plaza in Astana.

UAE company to build Abu Dhabi Plaza in Astana
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Kazakhstan Temir Zholy and DP World to develop Aktau port and Khorgos-Eastern Gates

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy and Arabic company DP World signed an agreement on cooperation in management of Aktau seaport and social economic zone Khorgos-Eastern Gates.

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy and DP World to develop Aktau port and Khorgos-Eastern Gates
Kazakhstan's crew at Africa Eco Race-2013. Still shot from the team's promo trailer.
Racing: Kazakhstan team leaves for Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge-2013

Besides 5 offroaders Kazakhstan will be represented by a quad for the first time at the Abu-Dhabi race.

Racing: Kazakhstan team leaves for Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge-2013
Abu Dhabi Plaza in Astana, project renders
Abu Dhabi Plaza to be completed in Astana before EXPO-2017

Construction of Abu Dhabi Plaza complex in Astana will be completed by November 2016.

Abu Dhabi Plaza to be completed in Astana before EXPO-2017
UAE most popular winter destination for Kazakhstan tourists
UAE most popular winter destination for Kazakhstan tourists

The United Arab Emirates are the most popular destination for Kazakhstan tourists in the fall-winter period of 2012-2013.

UAE most popular winter destination for Kazakhstan tourists
Tennis: Kazakhstan's Putintseva ranked 91st in WTA first time
Tennis: Kazakhstan's Putintseva ranked 91st in WTA first time

Kazakhstan's 18-y.o. Putintseva has moved up ten lines thank to her victory in the first round of the Dubai Open.

Tennis: Kazakhstan's Putintseva ranked 91st in WTA first time
UAE supports 'non-sectarian' change in Syria: FM
UAE supports 'non-sectarian' change in Syria: FM

The UAE supports a "non-sectarian" change in power in war-hit Syria, the WAM official news agency quoted the Gulf state's foreign minister as saying after he met with a top Syrian opposition leader.

UAE supports 'non-sectarian' change in Syria: FM
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Confusion on Internet future after UN treaty split

The freewheeling, unregulated Internet seemed to survive a push for new rules at a UN treaty meeting, but the collapse of talks leaves unanswered questions about the Web's future.

Confusion on Internet future after UN treaty split
Yuliya Putintseva. Photo courtesy of gotennis.ru
Tennis: Putintseva moved 19 lines up in WTA rating

Kazakhstan's Putintseva moved to the 106th line in the WTA rating due to her victory in the semifinals of a ITF Women's tournament.

Tennis: Putintseva moved 19 lines up in WTA rating